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Southern Blood Services Region

 
September 10, 2012
Georgia State University and the University of Georgia are facing off to see which school can recruit the most blood donors.  Students, staff, alumni and fans are asked to roll up a sleeve to help patients in need and show their support for GSU or UGA. The University of Georgia will hold a...
August 26, 2012
As communities throughout the Southeast brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac, the American Red Cross urges everyone to be prepared for this and other emergencies. One way to help your community be prepared is by donating blood prior to the storm’s arrival.
August 6, 2012
Join the Atlanta Falcons and the American Red Cross for “Rise Up & Give Blood”.  The blood drive, sponsored by the Atlanta Falcons, the Georgia Dome and The Home Depot, will be held Monday, August 13, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georgia Dome – Gate D. 
July 25, 2012
Presenting Blood and Platelet Donors at participating blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free haircut in August The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up during the month of August to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.”...
July 19, 2012
Just a few additional blood donors at remaining blood drives could boost supply With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood...
July 3, 2012
The Atlanta Braves are stepping up to the plate to help strikeout summer blood shortages.  The Braves are partnering with the American Red Cross for the fourth annual Atlanta Braves All American Blood Drive at the 755 Club at Turner Field on Monday, July 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...
June 19, 2012
Being a hero doesn’t require special powers or even a special set of skills.  It can be as simple as helping a neighbor in need.  You can become an Everyday Hero in your community by donating blood this Fourth of July season. 
June 5, 2012
The University of Georgia Alumni Association and the University of South Carolina’s My Carolina Alumni Association are teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a “Border Bash” blood drive in honor of Aimee Copeland.
June 1, 2012
Now that summer is here, it’s time for family vacations and fun outdoor activities.  What many don’t realize is that during the busy summer months, blood donations often decline, while the need for blood remains constant. The Southern Blood Services Region Board of Directors...
May 31, 2012
Paula Deen is known around the world for her Southern charm and Southern cooking.  Paula is also known for giving back to her community, and this summer she’s teaming up with the American Red Cross to help save lives.